Hot Stocks: Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (NYSEMKT:SAND), Nxstage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTM), Century Communities, Inc. (NYSE:CCS), Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT), HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP)

Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (NYSEMKT:SAND) has released its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015 (all figures in U.S. dollars). Revenue was $15.4 million in the second quarter of 2015, generated from the sale of 12,901 Attributable Gold Equivalent ounces at an average realized selling price of $1,196 per ounce. Revenue in the second quarter of 2014 was $13.2 million with the increase in 2015 primarily being driven by a 27% increase in the number of Attributable Gold Equivalent ounces sold. Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (NYSEMKT:SAND) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its weekly performance is 2.47%. On last trading day company shares ended up $2.49. Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (NYSEMKT:SAND) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -15.77%.

NxStage Medical (NASDAQ:NXTM) posted its quarterly earnings data. The medical device company reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.02, . The firm had revenue of $80.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $79.89 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.12) EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year.Nxstage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTM) shares moved up 10.19% in last trading session and ended the day at $16.65. NXTM Gross Margin is 37.90% and its return on assets is -7.90%. Nxstage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTM) quarterly performance is -1.60%.

Century Communities, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its results of operations and financial condition as of and for the three and six months ended June 30, 2015. The full text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1) is being “furnished” in accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or any other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Century Communities, Inc. (NYSE:CCS) announced financial results for its second quarter ending June 30, 2015. On 06 August, Century Communities, Inc. (NYSE:CCS) shares fell -1.35% and was closed at $18.94.Century Communities, Inc. (NYSE:CCS) year to date (YTD) performance is 9.61%.

Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) reported earnings per share from continuing operations of 64 cents in the second quarter of 2015 compared to 62 cents in last year’s second quarter. Revenue was $346.0 million in this year’s second quarter compared to $373.4 million in the comparable period last year. Operating income was $45.1 million in the second quarter of 2015 compared to $49.7 million in last year’s second quarter. The consolidated operating margin was 13.0% in the quarter compared to 13.3% in last year’s second quarter. Foreign currency translation had a significant impact on the second quarter results, reducing reported revenue by 8%, operating income by 9%, and earnings per share by 11%.Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) ended the last trading day at $68.38. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.77% and price to cash ratio as 146.58. Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) showed a weekly performance of 1.51%.

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) begin trading ex-dividend on August 06, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.565 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 25, 2015. Shareholders who purchased HCP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HCP has paid the same dividend. HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) shares fell -1.63% in last trading session and ended the day at $37.95. HCP Gross Margin is 81.20% and its return on assets is 3.30%. HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) quarterly performance is -3.29%.

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